Syntonizer
Syntonizer Syn"to*niz`er, n. (Physics) One that syntonizes; specif., a device consisting essentially of a variable inductance coil and condenser with a pair of adjustable spark balls, for attuning the time periods of antenn[ae] in wireless telegraphy (called also {syntonizing coil}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • syntonizing coil — Syntonizer Syn to*niz er, n. (Physics) One that syntonizes; specif., a device consisting essentially of a variable inductance coil and condenser with a pair of adjustable spark balls, for attuning the time periods of antenn[ae] in wireless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syntonize — syntonization, n. syntonizer, n. /sin tn uyz /, v.t., syntonized, syntonizing. to render syntonic; tune to the same frequency. Also, esp. Brit., syntonise. [1890 95; SYNTON(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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